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  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 07-08-2014 at 03:40 PM
    That recipe looks good, just replace some pale and reduce crystal to 2%, and chuck in the
    invert. The sources for Northdown and Challenger in White Shield are Michael Jackson and the WS
    ratebeer page....

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 07-08-2014 at 06:50 AM
    I guess IBU for this one has dropped over the centuries. From the bottle I had I'd expect 45-50
    IBU with very little late additions relative to the early ones. Don't they mention Challenger
    and Northd...

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 07-07-2014 at 10:23 PM
    I had White Shield last month. Hoppy and caramelly at the same time. The #2 invert might give
    it some colour and honey. Fairly refreshing but a tad heavy somehow. Lovely aroma.

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 06-14-2014 at 09:30 AM
    Yeah, you're meant to use unrefined cane sugar to get some of the impurities into the invert.
    I'd add it towards the end of the boil. I often consider candi sugar syrup as a substitute as
    the main dif...

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 06-13-2014 at 11:21 PM
    Sounds good, but I wouldn't home roast as it's more like amber malt than crystal and you might
    as well get some amber. You could cook the invert for 40m while you mash to get invert #2 which
    would wor...

  • Posted in thread: Flying pubs in WW2 on 06-13-2014 at 10:31 AM
    Some of you might be interested on how fighter planes go ale from England into France just
    after D-day by carrying the beer in fuel tanks or casks on the bomb racks. In Zytophile:

  • Posted in thread: Tun Tavern 1775 on 06-09-2014 at 09:58 PM
    Ah, there you go. Beer from the 1750-1770 period:Strong Beer112 Imperial gallons18 bushels
    malt18 pounds hopsMash for 3 hours, boil 3 hours. Source is Helen Weldon's cookery manuscript
    dated January 2...

  • Posted in thread: Tun Tavern 1775 on 06-09-2014 at 09:51 PM
    I have a couple of ale and beer recipes (posted one somewhere here). Pretty much pale malt of
    the day (maybe mix 8/1 pale and amber malt) to make a wort with an OG around 1.100 and then a
    single hop c...

  • Posted in thread: Inexpensive "Summer-ish Session" Recipe Wanted on 06-08-2014 at 07:25 PM
    I agree with Bob! ;)

  • Posted in thread: Storing Ingredients on 06-08-2014 at 10:37 AM
    I think unmilled, like coffee beans would last for a year in good condition and gradually get
    blander until after four five years they wouldn't be particularly nice. Milled I'd give them
    six months pa...

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